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SNK Portrait Benimaru.png

Benimaru Nikaido (二階堂 紅丸) is a member of the KOF "Hero Team" and one of the original protagonists of the King of Fighters series. He is born of half-Japanese and American descent, and wears a waist-length sleeveless top with matching jeans/pants.

Story (in the KOF NESTS Saga)[edit]



Other character pages of Benimaru Nikaido:


The King of Fighters '99[edit]

Portrait KOF99 Benimaru.png
Catch and Shoot (close) Arcade-Stick-Left.png or Arcade-Stick-Right.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Front Suplex (close) Arcade-Stick-Left.png or Arcade-Stick-Right.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Spinning Knee Drop (close) Arcade-Modifier-Air.png Arcade-Stick-Left.png or Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png or Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Striker Attack
Command Moves
Jackknife Kick Arcade-Stick-Right.png+Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Flying Drill Arcade-Modifier-Air.png Arcade-Stick-Down.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Special Moves
Raijin Ken Arcade-Modifier-(Air).png Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Iai Geri Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+Arcade-Button-Kick.png
└►Handou San Dan Geri Arcade-Stick-Down.pngArcade-Stick-Up.png+Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Shinku Katategoma Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Moves
Raikoken Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Gen'ei Hurricane Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+Arcade-Button-Kick.png

The King of Fighters 2000[edit]

Portrait KOF00 Benimaru.png
Name Input
Spinning Knee Drop (Throw) Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngAny direction except Arcade-Stick-Up.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png or Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Jackknife Kick Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Flying Drill Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Down.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Raijin Ken (SUPER CANCEL) Arcade-Modifier-(Air).pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Shinkuu Katategoma (SUPER CANCEL) Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Super Inazuma Kick Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Iai Geri Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
└►Handou Sandan Geri Arcade-Stick-Down.pngArcade-Stick-Up.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation Move
Raikou Ken
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Desperation Move
Gen'ei Hurricane
Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Super Desperation Move
Raikou Ken
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-2xPunch.png
Striker Move
Another Striker
KOF00 Another Benimaru.png Another Benimaru
Striker Move
Raijin Ken
Maniac Striker
KOF00 O Iori.png Orochi Iori (PS2 Only)
Striker Move
Kototsuki In

The King of Fighters 2001[edit]

The King of Fighters 2002[edit]

The King of Fighters Neowave[edit]

The King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match[edit]